Fans Crowdfund To The Top of the League Standings

Forget crowdfunding for uniforms.

Lincoln City in Ireland crowdfunded to buy the contract of free agent striker Nathan Arnold (IP30,000).

The investment has paid off handsomely as Arnold has scored 10 league goals this season putting Lincoln at the top of the standings.

“My missus had a dream we won 1-0 and I scored the goal,” Arnold was quoted as saying by the Times.”

Shows that if fans put their money where their mouth is, it can sometimes have incredible results. Now, about that $10 Guiness…
http://www.eurosport.com/football/crowdfunding-initiative-brought-cup-hero-arnold-to-lincoln_sto6019533/story.shtml

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About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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